Dani’s restaurant review column, The Serve, has appeared weekly in the Sunday Age since 2006. They appear every weekend and are also a feature of The Age’s Good Food website.

Browse through the list below or search at right for particular restaurants.

June 2017
Ned’s Bake
Panama Dining Room
Estelle by Scott Pickett

May 2017
Brother Shota
Highline
Oakridge
Code Black

April 2017
Pigro
Shahi Tadka
Oriental Teahouse
Anchovy
Dear Abbey

March 2017
Tenpin
Anchorage
Woodland House
Ezard

February 2017
Northern Eatery
Bang Bang at the Rifle Club
Amaru
Humble Rays

January 2017
Beau Kitchen & Cellar
Uncle Collins St
Roxborough
Moroccan Deli-cacy
Corner Hotel

December 2016
Shujinko
South Society
Moby 3143

November 2016
Smith and Daughters
Long Story Short
Rochester Hotel
Holy Basil Thai

October 2016
Hankook
Secret Kitchen
Dosage
The Baths Middle Brighton
Phu Vinh

September 2016
Eat’aliano by Pino
Mr and Mrs Howell 
New Somali Kitchen
Clever Polly’s

August 2016
Penta
Garden State Hotel
St Cloud Eating House
Tradesman

July 2016
Roving Marrow
Honcho
Neko Neko
Abbondante
Madoljai

June 2016
Glass Den
Piqueos Asadero
Rizq
Vue de Monde

May 2016
Tulum
White Mojo
Uncommon
Nora
Mankoushe

April 2016
Lupino
Our Kitchenette
Lawyers, Guns and Money
Puerto Tapas Vino

March 2016
Three Monkeys Place
Dinner by Heston
Char Dining
Smith + Singleton

February 2016
Caterina’s Cucina e Bar
Hampton Wine Co
The Beatt
Stavros Tavern

January 2016
Anju
Copper Pot
Tetsujin
Kiosk d’Asporto
The Craft & Co

December 2015
Las Chicas
Ichi Ni Nana
Cucina Povera 1889
Prohibition Food and Wine

November 2015
The Cellar Door
Easey’s
Northcote Social Club
Sun Moth
House of Hoi An

October 2015
Welcome to Thornbury
Magic Mountain Saloon
North & Eight
Like Minded Projects

September 2015
Trattoria Emilia
The Graham
Vanilla
Shanghai Street

August 2015
Masons of Bendigo
25 Toorak Road & Les Jardins
Stray Neighbour
L’Altro Mondo
Neon Tiger

July 2015
Thaiger Rabbit
Bistro Guillaume
Shyun Ramen
Steak Ministry

June 2015
Serotonin Dealer
Dad and Dave’s
Omni
O.My

May 2015
Five Points Deli
Woodland House
Arbory Bar & Eatery
Cutler & Co
Delhi Streets

April 2015
Donovans
Glovers Station
Ovest
Northern Light

March 2015
Stokehouse City
Bar Nonno
Fox in the Corn
Mastic
Il Bacaro

February 2015
Fat Duck Melbourne
The Colonel’s Son
Dekoboko
Marquis of Lorne

January 2015
White Oaks Saloon Bar and Dining
Ruyi
Jardin Tan
Forest Green

December 2014
Pure South
Ministry of Curry
Grand Trailer Park Taverna
Squisito

November 2014
Townhouse
Vegilicious
Sezar
MezMez 
Polperro

October 2014
The Baker’s Wife
Arisoo
Eureka 89
The Guilty Moose 
Elyros
Ike’s Rack Shack @ The Beaufort

September 2014
Morris Jones & Co
Las Tapas
Vanakkam
Masani
Dainty Sichuan Noodle Express
Daniel Son

August 2014
Lucy Liu
Northern Git
Prix Fixe
Mister Jennings
Ayatana

July 2014
Town Hall Hotel
Hello Sailor
Tonka
Combi

June 2014
The Last Jar
Panama Dining Room
Two Little Pigs
Ras Dashen
Savoy Tavern

May 2014
Bar Sur Loup
The More The Better
Caffe e Cucina
Nieuw Amsterdam

April 2014
Sarti
Komeyui
Matteo’s
Ripponlea Food and Wine

March 2014
LuxBite
Lee Ho Fook
Rosetta
Xuan Banh Cuon
Osti

February 2014
Mensousai Mugen
Sookie La La
Mossgreen Tearooms
Sebastian’s Food and Wine

 

January 2014
Jimmy Watson’s
Church Street Enoteca
Jinda Thai
Maddox

December 2013
Tommy Ruff
Brighton Schoolhouse
Bayte
O’Connell’s
Counting House

November 2013
Dig a Pony
Barry
Uncle
Persillade

October 2013
MoVida Aqui
Mister Bianco
The Commoner
Hannah

September 2013
Lakeside Bistro 
Zurouna 
Brutale 
Gramercy Bistro
Little Big Sugar Salt

August 2013
Hell of the North
Elephant Corridor
Advieh
The Hungarian

July 2013
Orient East
Mesa Verde
Saint Crispin
Hammer & Tong

June 2013
Lolo and Wren
Centonove
The Point
Two By Two

May 2013
Flower Drum
The Town Mouse
Station Street Trading Co
Jacques Reymond

April 2013
BangPop
Candied Bakery
Fonda
Bar di Stasio

March 2013
Gladioli
Trocadero
Entice
Woodlands Hotel
Top Paddock

February 2013
Brooks
St Ali North
Belle’s Diner
Cafe Amalia

January 2013
Dinknesh Lucy
Dainty Sichuan
Captain Baxter
Mamak

December 2012
Mr Brightside
The Robert Burns Hotel
Morris Jones
Rita’s Cafeteria
Epocha

November 2012
Six Keys
Cellar Bar
The Bank Food and Wine
Cru

October 2012
I Love Dumplings
Easy Tiger
Zia Rina’s Cucina
Fog

September 2012
Merricote
The Way to San Jose
Pei Modern
Spitiko
Mama Baba

August 2012
Vyve
Cheerio
Akachochin
Seoul Soul

July 2012
The Pour Kids
Radio Mexico
Marmalade & Soul
Dining Haul
Punch Lane

June 2012
Steer Bar & Grill
Miss Marie
Huxtable
Carlton Wine Room

May 2012
The Commons
True South
The Deanery
Vada Cafe

April 2012
The Atlantic
Sarti
Threefold
Wayside Inn
Ora

March 2012
The Moat
Meat Market
Albert St Food and Wine
San Telmo

February 2012
Mumbai Hakka
Union Dining
Bangkok Terrace
Oscar’s Hangout

January 2012
Fitzrovia
Kitschen Pantry
T’relek
Bistro Gitan
Taxi Dining Room

December 2011
Pinocchio
Eau de vie
Chester White

November 2011
The Last Piece
The Kitchen Cat
Brunswick Street Alimentari
The Smith

October 2011
Provenance Food and Wine
Nshry
Stratus 233
The Aylesbury
Os Kitchen & Wine Bar

September 2011
Omah’s

April 2011
Hobsons Bay Hotel
Circa
Penny Farthing Espresso
Abla’s

March 2011
Mr Burch
Botanical
Maison Ama Lurra
Ludlow Formation

February 2011
Ciao Cielo
Y&J Cider Bar
Lux Foundry
Public Inn

January 2011
Woolshed Pub (Dining Room)
Montague Park
Gasometer
The Table
Manakish
Levantine Bakery

December 2010
Sapa Hills
Churchill Restaurant Bar
Saint Peters
Disco Beans

November 2010
Green Goose
Steer
En Izakaya
City Tiler